The Best Healthy Grilling Recipes to Try This Summer
Best grilling recipes
Bored with basic grilled chicken? Load up the barbie with fast, healthy, and creative options for grilling shrimp, skirt steak, pork, chicken, fresh vegetables, and tofu. These recipes are easy-to-make and packed with flavor, making them great options for a summer barbecue.
Italian Country-Style Grilled Shrimp
Try this recipe: Italian Country-Style Grilled Shrimp
Large shrimp (usually 16 to 20 per pound) are best for this recipe. Smaller ones are harder to grill and get lost in the salad.
Ingredients: Honey, olive oil, shrimp, grapeseed oil, arugula, heirloom tomatoes, kalamata olives, red onion, red wine vinegar, kosher salt, black pepper, oregano
Skirt Steak Tacos
Try this recipe: Skirt Steak Tacos
Beef is an excellent source of vitamin B12, essential for energy.
Ingredients: Skirt steak, kosher salt, black pepper, ground cumin, red onion, limes, grapeseed oil, tomato, radishes, extra-virgin olive oil, corn tortillas, cilantro, queso fresco
Try this recipe: Yogurt-and-Curry-Marinated Chicken
Parsley is pretty, but it’s much more than a garnish. It’s also rich in vitamins A, C, and K, along with anti-inflammatory, disease-fighting flavonoids.
Ingredients: Chicken breasts, curry powder, kosher salt, black pepper, plain whole-milk Greek yogurt, limes, extra-virgin olive oil, zucchini, grape tomatoes, grapeseed oil, parsley
Grilled Vegetables with Creamy Turmeric Sauce
Try this recipe: Grilled Vegetables with Creamy Turmeric Sauce
Pungent turmeric, a cousin to ginger, is anti-inflammatory and may help ward off some types of cancer.
Ingredients: Greek yogurt, extra-virgin olive oil, turmeric, garlic, lemons, kosher salt, black pepper, eggplant, red bell pepper, zucchini, yellow summer squash, grapeseed oil, pomegranate arils, mint leaves
Weeknight BBQ Pork Tenderloin
Try this recipe: Weeknight BBQ Pork Tenderloin
Make double or triple the sauce to use for other meals. Keep it in the fridge, covered, for up to 2 weeks.
Ingredients: Ketchup, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, honey, onion powder, garlic powder, grapeseed oil, pork tenderloin, kosher salt, black pepper
Grilled Tofu with Spicy Peanut Sauce
Try this recipe: Grilled Tofu with Spicy Peanut Sauce
Buy firm or extra-firm tofu; softer varieties will fall apart on the grill.
Ingredients: Tofu, grapeseed oil, light brown sugar, black pepper, kosher salt, cilantro, peanuts, extra-virgin olive oil, toasted sesame oil, rice vinegar, garlic, red Fresno chili, fresh ginger, lime juice